Xbox dashboard to get major overhaul on 6 December

22 Nov 2011

A major Xbox LIVE service update will launch on 6 December, bring a newly-designed dashboard, expanded Kinect voice control and the first group of new custom entertainment apps.

The new dashboard has been revamped to accept more voice controls using the motion sensor Kinect.

It will let users store their saved games and Xbox LIVE profile in the cloud and users will be able to take advantage of new Facebook sharing features.

It will see the roll out of new entertainment apps for the Xbox 360, which will offer movies, television shows, web videos, sports and music for more than 20 countries. The new dashboard will also enhance the Family settings.

The update to the Xbox 360 dashboard will arrive from 6 December.